The short-video app also deleted 64,000 comments for being hateful, the company said.
21 Aug 2020 5:47 PM
The company, owned by China-based ByteDance, also launched a new @tiktok_comms Twitter account to address issues in real time.
18 Aug 2020 8:58 PM
The order states that ByteDance must sell its interest in the karaoke video US app Musical.ly that it bought and merged with TikTok.
15 Aug 2020 6:00 PM
Where India could have leverage with China is not in manipulating ByteDance’s revenues but if it got into the semiconductor space.
15 Aug 2020 4:04 PM
As the President's executive order prohibits any transaction by any person with TikTok, its US employees stand to lose their jobs.
14 Aug 2020 11:13 AM
Moj says its focus is on building and expanding the creator ecosystem, with the help of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
13 Aug 2020 5:09 PM
Twitter’s bid is a long shot, but it believes it would face less antitrust scrutiny than larger corporations such as Microsoft.
09 Aug 2020 3:51 PM
China’s restrictions on foreign tech firms helped nurture homegrown tech giants. Now the US is putting its own limits on China.
08 Aug 2020 7:40 PM
Trump’s order appears to formalise his threat to shut down TikTok unless Microsoft or some other American company buys it by September 15.
07 Aug 2020 1:57 PM
Analysts say the deal could result in data nationalism and have far-reaching effects.
06 Aug 2020 8:19 PM
Zhang Yiming has been given just six weeks to find a buyer for the app in the United States or have it banned in its second largest market.
06 Aug 2020 7:05 PM
The President sometimes floats ideas or actions that get set aside without follow-through.
05 Aug 2020 11:31 PM
Microsoft has had limited success in social media, although it did acquire the business-focused network LinkedIn.
05 Aug 2020 6:13 PM
The US president has set a deadline of September 15 for TikTok to sell its US business or stop operations in the country.
04 Aug 2020 8:20 PM
Tech giant says will “build on the experience TikTok users love, while adding world-class security, privacy, and digital safety protections.
03 Aug 2020 10:54 AM
Reports had said Trump would require US operations of the app be divested from its parent firm ByteDance, but the president announced a ban
01 Aug 2020 10:41 AM
Microsoft a leading buyer, report New York Times and Bloomberg as Trump likely to order ByteDance to sell or face a ban on its video app.
01 Aug 2020 2:29 AM
The short video platform also said it plans to add 10,000 US jobs in the next three years, as it battles complaints over its ties to China.
24 Jul 2020 4:52 PM
A government official claimed the “exploitation, objectification and sexualisation of young girls on TikTok” was causing pain to parents.
21 Jul 2020 7:33 PM
As much as 74 per cent of downloads have been in India for the Resso music-streaming app, which dubs itself a social app like TikTok.
20 Jul 2020 9:44 PM